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    • Sluicing for gold in San Francisquito Canyon

    • Miners operate a hydraulic sluice in San Francisquito Canyon, Los Angeles County, California. The placer mine machine consists of adobe columns, pulleys, ropes, and wood boxes. Donkeys are loaded with ore bags.
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    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Abandoned mine

    • Prospectors dig near an abandoned mine and a sluice in Colorado.
    • Rocky Mountain Photo Company.
    • [between 1940 and 1960]
    • Hydraulic gold mining

    • This placer mine consists of a flume or sluice on an earthen dam; miners work with shovels and lumber.
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    • [between 1870 and 1900?]
    • Miners and sluice

    • Miners with rakes and shovels attend a sluice system at an unidentified mine, possibly in Boulder County, Colorado.
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    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Gulch mining, Willow Gulch

    • View of a ground sluice for gold placer mining, at Willow Gulch, in (probably) Colorado. A cabin is by the hydraulic gold mine pit.
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    • [between 1875 and 1880?]
    • Taylor Park placer mining- beyond Buena Vista

    • View of the construction of a placer mining sluice in Taylor Park, Gunnison County, Colorado. Men stand near a wooden sluice in the bottom of a small canyon. Piles of rock and wood stand in the bottom of the canyon near the sluice. Two men, one on...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Placer mining

    • People pan for gold by water; a man holds a hydraulic sluice rocker box, a woman uses a pan, and a boy has a shovel. A house with bays is by the river.
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    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Near Ward, Colo.

    • View of a sluice constructed on a mine dump and an unidentified mill building near Ward, Boulder County, Colorado.
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    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • Clear Creek Consolidated

    • View of the buildings and tramway of the Clear Creek Consolidated Mine in Clear Creek County, Colorado. A sluice is between Clear Creek and the tracks of the Colorado and Southern (C&S) Railway, shows tailings dumps.
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    • [between 1940 and 1960]
    • Placer mining in Clear Creek

    • Hydraulic hose and sluice box placer mining operation along banks of Clear Creek, Colorado; shows miner standing behind wooden frame shack and three post winch above adit.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • A Colorado irrigation ditch

    • View, from downstream, of an irrigation ditch on the eastern plains of Colorado; water foams as it tumbles through wood-slatted sluice; cows graze on banks of ditch; fenced farmland in background; flat horizon with windmill and trees.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Old smelter at Ouray

    • Remains of the Wanakah Smelter with smokestack, sluice, and elevated rail in the Paquin Mining District, Ouray County, Colorado.
    • Walker Art Studio.
    • [Between 1930-1940?]
    • Black Hills Scenery

    • Miners in a gold placer mine pit, South Dakota; shows tailings, sluice boxes, and wheelbarrows.
    • Stiff, Charles W.
    • [between 1870 and 1880?]
    • The Real Pioneers of Colorado

    • Transcript of a document originally written by Maria Davies McGrath in 1934. This document contains transcripts of all three volumes, arranged alphabetically by pioneers last name. Within each entry is a brief biography of the individual (s) who...
    • McGrath, Maria Davies, 1865-1951.
    • 1934
    • Hydraulic mining Hoosier Pass, Summit Co

    • View of a placer gold mine near Hoosier Pass, Summit County, Colorado; shows an eroded chasm. A miner is by the sluice, holding a gold pan.
    • W. G. Chamberlain's View Emporium.
    • [between 1860 and 1890?]
    • Canadian Klondike Mining

    • Miners pose with women near a sluice and cabins in the Klondike, Canada. The men hold shovels and pitchforks.
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    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • Bonanza Right Limit

    • Miners pose near a sluice and screen probably in the Yukon Territory.
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    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • G. W. Howard Skokun Hill.

    • G. W. Howard, a miner, poses near a sluice and a screen in a placer mine near Skokun Hill, probably Yukon Territory, Canada. A tent and camp is nearby.
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    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • Placer mine

    • View of women posing by a hydraulic mine in (probably) Colorado; shows a jet of water, sheds, a sluice, miners, and eroded embankments.
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    • [between 1860 and 1890?]
    • Gilpin County mine

    • A man and a woman stand next to an ore chute or a sluice at possibly the We-got-em mine (Gilpin County Gold Mining Company), Gilpin County, Colorado. At the end of the chute is a radiator from an old car, a box of "White King granulated soap," and...
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    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • The Church Record: Vol. II No. 12

    • Newsletter produced by the Central Presbyterian Church in Denver, Colorado. Included in newsletter is a sermon by different religious leaders within the church, list of new members and events of different church societies.
    • Central Presbyterian Church (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1903 June
    • Railroad tracks and river

    • View of Colorado Central Railroad railroad tracks and a sluice near Clear Creek in Clear Creek Canyon (Jefferson County or Clear Creek County), Colorado.
    • Chamberlain, W. G. (William Gunnison), 1815-1910.
    • [between 1872 and 1877?]
    • Colorado placer mining

    • Miners use a monitor or nozzle in a placer mine operation in Colorado. A sluice is nearby.
    • Chamberlain, W. G. (William Gunnison), 1815-1910.
    • [between 1865 and 1875]
    • Head gate house, Marble, Colo.

    • Men pose near a sluice, a small wooden building and a headgate near Kline Falls, on the Crystal River, about 2 miles east of Marble (Gunnison County), Colorado. Shows a wooden staircase and walkway. Here water was diverted to a pipeline going west...
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    • 1912.

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